The 2nd largest fair in the state!
Fairgrounds, Mannington, WV
August 8-13, 2022

Queen, Teen & Pre-Teen Pageant Information & Registration

Open to eligible candidates from Marion, Taylor, Preston, Monongalia, Doddridge, Harrison and Wetzel counties, as well as FSU & WVU students!

Send questions to: Pageant Director, Melissa Craig at (571) 414-9030 or

Assistant Director, Stacey Patterson at (304) 657-7242

Fair Queen Court

Areas of Competition:

  • Interview:  Three minute panel style with questions from the contestant’s resume.

  • Opening Number (with modeling and introductions):  Dressy white outfit with gold accents only. Prop provided.

  • Evening Gown (with on-stage question for Queen candidates only):  Questions are provided ahead of time.

  • Additional Award Categories:
    - Photogenic
    (selected by an out of state photography club)
    - Parade Personality (selected by parade representatives)
    - Fan Favorite ($1 per vote during the pageant and supports the Queen’s scholarship fund)
    - Congeniality (voted by the contestants)
    - Proactive Leadership (awarded to the first in each group to complete the online registration process)


Schedule of Events:

  • Sunday, August 7th:  Informational meet and greet for all contestants at the Hamilton Round Barn Museum located at 338 Flaggy Meadow Dr, Mannington, WV, from 3:30-5:30pm, followed by stage rehearsal at the fairgrounds from 6-9pm. Bring your stage shoes and signed paperwork. Queen contestants should bring notarized contracts.

  • Monday, August 8th:  Parade line-up is 5pm near First Exchange Bank. Parade starts at 6pm followed by a brief on-stage introduction upon arrival at the fairgrounds.

  • Tuesday, August 9th:  Interviews are at 4pm in the WV room near the stage. Pageant competition begins at 7pm.


  • Step 1:  Print the paperwork below that applies to you. Sign it and bring it with you to the August 7th meet and greet.
    - Download
    Queen Contract (for Queens only to be notarized)
    - Download
    Obligations (for all pageant participants)


  • Step 2:  Complete the online resume below. After submitting resume, click on the message to pay your fee. If you want to email your photo at a later date, please email it to:
    Entry fees are:
    - $125 for Queen (16-21)
    - $100 for Teen (13-15)
    - $75 for Pre-Teen (11-12)


  • Note:  Deadline to enter is July 25th (Note: Spots will fill up before this date, so don't wait!)


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Thank you. Please proceed to pay your Entry fee.